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Slow-motion Bee On Sage Flowers in my garden via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook Slow-motion Bee On Sage Flowers in my garden  @douglaswelch Slow-motion Bee On Sage Flowers in my garden ##bee ##honeybee ##insect ##nature ##flowers ##slowmotion ##slomo ##garden ##gardening ##sage ♬ Slow Motion – Bensound Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book Stores! * A portion of each […]

In the garden…Bees on Mexican Sage Flowers via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Bees on Mexican Sage Flowers @douglaswelch Bees On Mexican Sage In The Garden ##bees ##flowers ##sage ##gardening ##gardening ##plants ##nature ##insects ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available […]

Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo via GAP Photos – Garden & Plant Picture Library

I have some bricks from a neighbor’s teardown and I think this would be a great idea to build in the garden. I’ll post photos when I make it happen.— Douglas   Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo – © Lee Avison/GAP Photos ➡️ Read Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo | GAP […]

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture (1908)

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture; a cyclopedia of everything pertaining to the care of the honey-bee; bees, hives, honey, implements, honey-plants, etc. Facts gleaned from the experience of thousands of bee-keepers, and afterward verified in our apiary (1908) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page […]

Out In The Garden: March 28, 2020

Spent a little time out in the garden today. I thought we might need to do some watering, but our rains have soaked the soil quite well, so probably another day or two yet. Watered all the containers and filled the SIP (self-irrigating planters) reservoirs to hold them this week. Found this guy on the […]

MaliArts designs city-chic beehives to save solitary bees via Inhabitat

You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on these lovely bee houses and waterers, but providing some respite for our native bees is a great idea. You might find some ideas here about houses you can build yourself or order one of these to add to your garden. – Douglas     We’re big […]

Carabus (?) Beetle In The Garden via Instagram

What insects do you find in your garden? Leave a comment and share! Carabus (?) Beetle In The Garden When you start working in the garden and get down close to the soil, you notice things that might not otherwise catch your eye. Such was the case with this bill. I’ve never really seen them in […]

NEW DESIGN! – A Ladybug Sleeps — Get This Lovely Ladybug on Floor Pillows, Totes, Phone Cases And More! [For Sale]

NEW DESIGN! – A Ladybug Sleeps Get This Lovely Ladybug on Floor Pillows, Totes, Phone Cases And More! All photos taken by me and originally shared on Instagram at @douglaswelch Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/190 See my entire catalogDouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Find more at @DEWDesignPhoto   Read more on this topic: A Ladybug Sleeps via Instagram Get these Gorgeous Clematis […]

A Ladybug Sleeps via Instagram

What is your favorite beneficial garden insect? Leave a comment and share! A Ladybug Sleeps In the native plant garden at Cal Poly Pomona  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook NEW DESIGN! – A Ladybug Sleeps Get This Lovely Ladybug on Floor Pillows, Totes, Phone Cases And More! All photos taken by me and […]

Honeybees Gathering Water – A Minute in the Garden 66 [Video]

Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook Honeybees drink from a small rill in the new Cal Poly Pomona Native Plant Garden on a hot day.   * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]